SAC Service Status

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Infrastructure of OSGeo System Administration Committee (SAC)


Open Source Labs - 2 physical machines and x virtual machines.

Also, is a test Drupal instance they hosted for us while evaluating OSL services earlier on. (See Tyler)



See Infrastructure Transition Plan 2010#Final_Plan for full details.


See Infrastructure Transition Plan 2010#Final_Plan for full details.


  • Provides rsync backups of
  • Will provide backula backups of various VMs.
  • See SAC:Backups for details.

Peer1 (osgeo1)

  • SAC:Primary Administrators
  • Lots of config information in the Migration Documentation.
  • SAC:Backups describes backup strategy.
  • Web pages (Drupal) - Tyler Mitchell, ... (info)
  • postfix - Tyler Mitchell, ...
  • Linux updates - Tyler Mitchell, ...
  • LDAP - Howard Butler
  • SSL certificate - Shawn Barnes (configuration)
  • DNS (via Pairnic) - Shawn Barnes
  • IPTABLES - Shawn Barnes
  • a few services are monitored by HTTP monitoring scripts, notification goes to Frank Warmerdam, Shawn Barnes and Daniel Morissette - operated by Daniel.
  • Virtual Hosts (on same server)
    • - Howard Butler (info)
    • (mailman) - Tyler Mitchell (info)
    • - Howard Butler (info)
    • - Wolf (in development) -> moved to 2/2008
    • - Conference System (also: SAC:Setup_OCS), Tyler
      • (main portal), 2009, 2006 hosted here. 2010 is hosted on telascience but temporarily resurrected here during telascience outage 26apr10 (2010 switched back)
    • / - Journal System, Tyler

Emergency plans:

See: SAC:Admin and Troubleshooting (osgeo2)

This is the other peer1 host, primary used for backup and development testing of services.

  • /home/back: 6/24 hour backups from osgeo1 (by rsync)
  • /home/other_backups: daily backups from by rsync.
  • Development drupal instance
  • (you are reading it!): migration notes, MediaWikiConfiguration
  • A temporary joomla instance lives here, managed by Werner Macho.
  • /var/www/moodle install was a test/demo for education committee, Arnulf, Tyler, Charlie S.
  • - Planet_Configuration administered by Mateusz (Tyler as backup)
  • /var/www/wiki_wiktionary - is - admin by Martin, owned by Markus Neteler
  • /var/www/community - is - Drupal including a CivicCRM module for Tyler/secretary to track contacts
  • FOSSGIS wiki - Arnulf, Martin, Dietmar
  • Private board wiki - Tyler, Board
  • /var/www/livedvd - copy (from SVN)) of live dvd download page, for use with

Telascience Blades

This only describes some of the osgeo oriented systems and is not a full description of the telascience reality in any way

Telascience Disks


  • Full details on HyperCube
  • Used primarily for geodata serving.

Lantronix SLC8


1  	B1600-SC0  << blade consoles
2 	B1600-SC1
3 	LX50
4 	Port-4
5 	SE3510
6 	Port-6
7 	V20z
  • ssh
[SDSU-SLC]> connect direct deviceport 1
Connected to port 1. Escape sequence is ESC A << Important Info
B1600-sc>console S11
[Connected with input enabled on fru S11]
Escape Sequence is '#.' << Important Info


The Plone service should start automatically. In case it doesn't it can be started manually running /etc/rc.d/init.d/zopectl start

xblade11-2 (buildtest)

  • ( FC4 (DNS:
  • LDAP Shell enabled, normal system setup done. March 28, 2008
  • This server got a new disk in February because the old one died, so all previous contents are lost.
  • Use 87GB /osgeo partition for bulk of work on this system, limited space in /home.
  • Assigned as a build and regression testing server for Buildbot slaves, and related systems like Hudson for GeoNetwork and Geotools.
  • Hudson does not restart automatically!
  • Details on the Hudson Configuration on this system.
  • hosts tiles for the mapserver front page demo MapServerTiles
  • host foss4g2009 workshop uploads per #407

xblade12-2 (Kids GIS)

  • ( FC4
  • new server: new install, no ldap or remotely mounted home.
  • This machine is allocated to Kids GIS Portal

xblade13-2 (download)

xblade14-2 (buildbot | upload | GDAL | GRASS | | QGIS | GeoTools| Gallery | FOSS4G2007)

  • ( FC4
  • LDAP Shell enabled, yum updated July 19th/2006.
  • OSGeo BuildBot Configuration.
  • Using for Community Mapbuilder Continuum Builds.
  • GDAL: (/osgeo/gdal) and nightly svn snapshotting
  • MapServer
    • script preparing nightly svn snapshots (/osgeo/mapserver - cronjob under frankw)
    • /osgeo/mapserver/mapserver-web, including scripts to recreate things using Sphinx (hobu/jmckenna)
  • (/osgeo/ (frankw)
  • GRASS (
    • /osgeo/grass/grass-web is the svn checkout of the grass website (updated once per hour).
    • /osgeo/grass/rsync is the server which also operated as rsync mirror master (under the 'grass' rsync module)
    • Mediawiki (using mysql)
  • Quantum GIS (QGIS) (
    • /osgeo/qgis/qgis-web is the qgis website using joomla/mysql
    • /osgeo/qgis/qgis-wiki is the qgis wiki using mediawiki/mysql
  • GeoTools (
    • /osgeo/geotools/geotools-web is GeoTools home using plain HTML


  • ( FC4
  • Fedora Directory Server. LDAP server.
  • Plone
  • SMS Smart Mob system
  • Plone GPS / APRS / Cell tracking .... wishing ;)
  • (likely unused since ended up on osgeo2)
  • ISO mirroring


  • (
  • HJG still working to setup.
  • HJG plans to use for a telascience ldap server.
  • Frank Warmerdam / Mateusz Loskot plans to deploy buildbot slaves (bigendian sparc solaris!)


  • ( Solaris 2.9
  • experimental community portal